fread2: Read text file(s)

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/read.R

Description

Read text file(s)

Usage

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fread2(input, ..., data.table = FALSE,
  nThread = getOption("bigreadr.nThread"))

Arguments

input

Path to the file(s) that you want to read from. This can also be a command, some text or an URL. If a vector of inputs is provided, resulting data frames are appended.

...

Other arguments to be passed to data.table::fread.

data.table

Whether to return a data.table or just a data.frame? Default is FALSE (and is the opposite of data.table::fread).

nThread

Number of threads to use. Default uses all threads minus one.

Value

A data.frame by default; a data.table when data.table = TRUE.

Examples

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tmp <- fwrite2(iris)
iris2 <- fread2(tmp)
all.equal(iris2, iris)  ## fread doesn't use factors

Example output

[1] "Component \"Species\": Modes: character, numeric"                      
[2] "Component \"Species\": Attributes: < target is NULL, current is list >"
[3] "Component \"Species\": target is character, current is factor"         

bigreadr documentation built on Oct. 30, 2019, 12:12 p.m.